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Dr. Nancy Lippe

Lecturer, Tufts Experimental College

Dr. Nancy Lippe has developed and led nonprofit programs in schools and communities for the last 17 years, focusing on conflict resolution, philanthropy, college access/perseverance, and art/nature discovery.


Nancy co-founded a charter school focusing on differentiated instruction, performance and experiential learning.  Her work has involved being both a grant seeker and a grant maker, resulting in a great appreciation for the opportunities and challenges of both sides.  Currently, Nancy works in Concord, MA, as the Director of Arts & Environment at The Umbrella Community Arts Center.  She serves on several local nonprofit boards, and is a facilitator in a local restorative justice program.  She received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University and her doctorate in education from the Fielding Graduate University. Passionate about the outdoors, creativity, and engaging people in their communities, she is a quilter, mother of four, avid reader, and occasional unicyclist.